What's bugging my fruit? Common Insect Pests of Deciduous Fruit Trees

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This handy ebook features more than 15 common pests of deciduous fruit trees including a description of each pest (with photos), the type of damage it does, its lifecycle, what to look for, and a range of strategies for prevention, control and treatment. It includes Aphids, Codling moth, Earwigs, Borer, Pear and cherry slug and Harlequin bugs, as well as lots of other insect pests that might be causing trouble in your trees!

The guide also covers:

  • the 8 key steps to organic pest control
  • identifying predator insects
  • demystifying common "off-the-shelf" organic insecticides
  • how to make your own organic insecticides

With more than 40 pages and including over 60 high-definition colour photos, this guide (PDF format) will help you create true food security in your backyard with a range of strategies to protect your fruit.

Please Note: This is an ebook and so is only available for downloadthere is no printed hard-copy version.


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We – Hugh and Katie Finlay – draw on over 15 years' experience as orchardists at our farm, Mt Alexander Fruit Gardens, to bring you the Grow Great Fruit Program, the farm-proven system for home fruit growers.

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